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Remembering Land and Sea on Tower Hill

by Christina

I decided that a month dedicated to World War One remembrance would not be complete without a trip to the Tower of London to view the incredible Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red progressive exhibit that’s down in the famous grassy moat until 11 November. 859 more words


Great War events planned during MK Heritage Open Days

The Great War is due to be the focus of a number of free events during MK Heritage Open Days – an annual opportunity to find out about the borough’s history. 433 more words


Saturday 29 August 1914 - We Lost 37

The British retire to Compiegne-Soissons.

Samoa is captured by forces from New Zealand, with the aid of Rear Admiral ‘Sir’ George Patey’s China Station squadron. Only token resistance is met. 209 more words

First World War

News about my family history book

Recently I have discovered an incredible story regarding the last days of my great grand Uncle ‘John George Woods’, who’s life I am currently researching and writing about and his story due to be published. 198 more words


Robert Simeon Wood; a wartime headmaster's story

Lois Dean, a volunteer with Bolton, has uncovered a fascinating aspect of life on the home front. As will be seen in some of the other posts in this blog, headmasters played an important role in keeping in touch with their former pupils fighting at the Front. 479 more words

World War One

Mercy in World War One

This is the title of an exhibition hosted jointly by the Institute of Our Lady of Mercy (Bermondsey, London) and the Union of the Sisters of Mercy GB (Handsworth, Birmingham). 41 more words

British Religious History, Religious Archives

All Quiet on the Western Front

If i could ask how an American WWI movie was made about French soldiers, i would appear to have forgotten that an American WWI movie about the German soldiers was made almost 30 years previous! 775 more words